Commodore’s Breakfast & Junior Skippers Race 2024

By Fred O’Brien, Junior Club Captain Junior skippers’ day is always filled with excited children ready to sail on a ‘keelboat’. This year, the morning of Sunday 14 January, started off with breakfast in the Southern Waters Room with Commodore Martin Kudnig and all the keelboat owners. The kitchen put on a delicious spread which was […]

Calling all Minnows

The Victorian Minnow Championships will be held on February 17th and 18th 2024. All participants must be Minnow Sailing Association members. STEP 1: Join the Minnow Association 2024 Membership Tickets, 2022 MSA Victoria Membership | click here Membership $25.00: for 1 child sailing minnows Membership $40.00: for more than one child sailing minnows Financial members […]

Mystery Day 2024

Mystery Day 2024  written by Abby Young, Junior Club Captain  Everyone had an absolute blast on Mystery Day! It was packed with non-stop excitement and loads of surprises. The best part was that nobody had a clue about our destination. The day kicked off with a bus trip to the Enchanted Adventure Garden followed by […]

BYS Sailors Around The Country

BYS Sailors Around The Country While summer is a hive of activity at the club, it’s also titles season with many of our sailors travelling to compete in events around the county. The ILCA 2023 Open and Youth Championships were held at Georges River Sailing Club (NSW) at the beginning of January with BYS youth […]

Tackers Update – January

TACKERS With all Tackers courses at full capacity, it is a delight to see out all our Optis out on the pond having fun and learning some new skills. We are currently running our third consecutive stream of Tackers 1, 2 & 3 with one final stream commencing on January 16th-20th. For all those budding […]

Sail Training Update – January

Tackers Training Tackers is in full swing with our recent Tackers 1 class at full capacity. There is limited opportunity available for further bookings in this summers courses however there are the odd spot available and some cancellations means people on our waiting list are getting called up.  There is still some spaces available for […]

Sail Office Update

News From The Sailing Office Commodores Breakfast & Junior Skipper Race The Sailing Office is seeking expressions of interest to see who is interested in participating in The Commodores Breakfast and Junior Skipper Race on 15 January 2023. This will take place as part of Junior and Youth Sail Training. It will be a breakfast […]

Sail Training Update

BYS Junior & Youth Sailing What a magic Sunday 4th December we had for BYS Junior and Youth Sail Training. Sailors were presented with sensational sunshine and a 30 degree day with light NNE breeze, absolutely perfect for light wind sail training. Our largest JST Group, Green Group continues to progress in leaps and bounds […]

Minnow State Championships at BYS

Last weekend (29 Feb – 1 March) BYS hosted the 2020 Minnow State Championships. Sam Backwell was 1st overall and Will Hailes was 3rd. BYS had 9 boats in the top 10. We had 20 boats on the novice course. Emily Hailes was 1st overall and 1st female, with Abby Young 2nd and Lucas Hailes placed 3rd. […]

BYS Junior sailors bush fire fundraising efforts

Two of our junior sailors, Lockie and Riley Ward, recently competed in the minnow state titles.  As part of the regatta these two sailors undertook to raise money for the bushfire relief.   Their efforts involved them walking the deck and asking senior members to sponsor them for sailing and competing in the regatta. They raised […]